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SOLDIER MARTYRED IN CEASEFIRE VIOLATION BY PAKISTAN

 

 

 

Jammu: 18 Mar 2019: Pakistan  Army resorted to unprovoked Ceasefire Violation in Sunderbani sector on the Line of Control on 18 March 2019. In the incident, Rifleman Karamjeet Singh was

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Former Vice-Chancellor SKUAST-J meets Governor

Jammu, March 18: Dr. Pradeep Kumar Sharma, former Vice-Chancellor of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural...

ARMY ORGANISES PAINTING COMPETITION

Jammu: 18 Mar 2019: Army undertook a initiative of organising a “painting competition” at Mughal...

Prominent political, social persons from Bhaderwah join BJP

JAMMU, MAR 18: Hundreds of prominent social and political persons from Bhaderwah and surrounding areas...

Signage showroom inaugurated by Prof. Youdhvir

Jammu, March 18: Prof. (Dr.) Yudhvir Singh, Corporator, Ward No. 73, Jammu inaugurated a signage...

J&K is not the jagir of Abdullah Dynasty: Brig Gupta

JAMMU, MAR 18: “Do the Abdullahs consider J&K as the jagir (estate) of their dynasty?...

Renzushah delivered address to unprecedented massive gathering of Ashiqaan-e-Rasool SAW at Lalpora Pulwama, emphasised for...

Pulwama 18th March: While addressing huge unprecedented gathering of thousands of Aishiqaan-e- Rasool Akram SAW,...

Bhim appeals for strengthening secular forces in Lok Sabha Polls

JAMMU, MAR 16: Prof. Bhim Singh Chief Patron of JKNPP appealed senior party leaders to...

BJP OBCs Morcha gears up for Parliament election 2019

Jammu, March 16: Gearing up for upcoming Parliament elections, Bharatiya Janata Party’s Other Backward Classes...

Inculcate sports spirit among children: Slathia

Vijaypur, March 16: National Conference leader and former minister Mr Surjeet Singh Slathia on Saturday...

NORTHERN ARMY COMMANDER VISITS FORWARD POSTS IN WESTERN LADAKH

Srinagar, Mar 16: Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding - in - Chief, Northern...

Brainstorming Session on Maternal and Child Health held at SMVDU

Jammu 16 March 2019: One-day brain storming meeting sponsored by the Dept. of Science Technology...

Governor lays foundation of new Durga Bhawan

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Alarming rise in Drugs in Jammu and Kashmir

RAJNI SHARMA

The J and K state has witnessed a tremendous rise in narcotics and drugs since last three years, which is a great concern for the people. The youth of the state is falling prey to drug menace and the government has failed to contain it. Almost every day we hear the news of seizure of drugs and narcotics from any part of the state. The drug trafficking has engulfed the whole state and the drug traffickers are luring more and more youth to this menace.        This menace is spreading so largely that every second day police registers FIR under NDPS Act.  The state police has launched a compaign to eradicate this menace from the state and has seized a huge cache of drugs. The main source of the drugs is the border districts or neighbouring state or the LOC trade while in some cases it is smuggled from Kashmir also.  It is an open secret that large cache of drugs through LOC trade, which is a matter of great concern. The government has failed to install scanner to check the vehicles coming across LOC, which has encouraged drug traffickers. The Jammu police has already started operation Sanjeevni in the district to eradicate the menace of drugs and has recovered a large cache of drugs and arrested drug peddlers, who were selling the drugs to the youth. In the border districts of the Jammu division, the police is giving no leniency to drug traffickers and is strict in dealing with this menace. That is the reason that many smugglers have been put behind bars and large quantity of narcotics has been recovered.

 In the Kashmir valley the position of drug abuse, too, has reached to an alarming position. The youth of the valley are vulnerable to drugs. This has been due to the rise of militancy in the valley. According to media reports most drug abusers fall in the age group of 18 to 35 years. It is high time to take steps to check this alarming rate of addiction in the valley. The youth of the valley are taking refuge in drugs as they confront problems in life. Conflict, unemployment, relationship, family disputes and split families are the main reasons behind drug addiction.

    Though the state police is dealing with the menace of drugs effectively, still the smuggling of drugs is going on rapidly. Recently three youth died in Jammu due to overdose of drgus. 

 Though there are Drug-de-addiction centres, where free treatment and counselling is given to these addicts, still the government needs to exhibit alertness at every time, as it has shown recently and recovered large consignment of narcotics.

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Former Vice-Chancellor SKUAST-J meets Governor

 

 

 

Jammu, March 18: Dr. Pradeep Kumar Sharma, former Vice-Chancellor of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the

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ARMY ORGANISES PAINTING COMPETITION

Jammu: 18 Mar 2019:             Army undertook a initiative of organising a “painting competition” at Mughal Maidan, Kishtwar District. A total of 30 students exhibited their talent. The painting reflected the spirit of patriotism and love for country in the young minds. The creativity of children was commendable

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Prominent political, social persons from Bhaderwah join BJP

 

 

 

JAMMU, MAR 18: Hundreds of prominent social and political persons from Bhaderwah and surrounding areas under the leadership of former MLA, Bhaderwah Dalip Singh Parihar today joined BJP in the presence of BJP State President Ravinder Raina, Union MoS in PMO Dr. Jitendra Singh, State General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Kaul and other senior leaders at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar. Ravinder Raina,

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Signage showroom inaugurated by Prof. Youdhvir

 

 

 

 

Jammu, March 18: Prof. (Dr.) Yudhvir Singh, Corporator, Ward No. 73, Jammu inaugurated a signage showroom M/s JL Advertisers at Upper Gadigarh Jammu. A variety of products including LeD Moving Display, LeD Video Boards, Plotter, Led Module, Power Supply, Translite, Digital Printing, Sunboard cutouts etc. are available in the showroom. Around 150 people including the prominent citizens and elected representatives were present during the inauguration ceremony. Mr. Parvinder Singh owner of the showroom briefed the chief guest about the variety of material available here for promotion and advertisement of business institutes and individuals.  Prof. Yudhvir appreciated the new concept of advertising in Jammu and appealed the youth to explore innovative ideas for employment generation for self and others. Others prominent present during the occasion include Mr. Jaspal Singh M/s God Signage Ludhiana, Dr. Lakhbir Singh, Capt. Mohan Singh, S. Surjeet Singh, S. Sahdev Singh, S. Gurmeet Singh, S. Kamaljeet Singh, S. Gurdeep Singh and others.  

 

 

 

 

J&K is not the jagir of Abdullah Dynasty: Brig Gupta

JAMMU, MAR 18: “Do the Abdullahs consider J&K as the jagir (estate) of their dynasty? While the Baap is day dreaming and already announced him as its representative in the Parliament, he has

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Renzushah delivered address to unprecedented massive gathering of Ashiqaan-e-Rasool SAW at Lalpora Pulwama, emphasised for unity & love.

 

 

 

Pulwama 18th March:  While addressing huge unprecedented gathering of thousands of Aishiqaan-e- Rasool Akram SAW, the chairman Kashmir society international Khawaja Farooq Renzushah, emphasised for unity, love and mutual brotherhood. He lambasted National media for painting Kashmir Black throughout world and ignoring to high light the real Kashmir which believes in love, peace and tranquility taught by Great

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Bhim appeals for strengthening secular forces in Lok Sabha Polls

 

 

 

JAMMU, MAR 16:  Prof. Bhim Singh Chief Patron of JKNPP appealed senior party leaders to educate the people of Jammu & Kashmir including Ladakh about necessity of strengthening, only Jammu based, secular political organization, Jammu & Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) for

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BJP OBCs Morcha gears up for Parliament election 2019

 

 

 

Jammu,  March  16: Gearing up for upcoming Parliament elections, Bharatiya Janata Party’s Other Backward Classes (OBCs) Morcha held meet at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar. OBCs Morcha’s State President Rashpaul Verma chaired the meeting in presence of BJP State Incharge All Morchas Munish Sharma. Munish Sharma, while addressing the meeting, asked the OBCs Morcha leaders to gear for the upcoming

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Inculcate sports spirit among children: Slathia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vijaypur,  March  16: National Conference leader and former minister Mr Surjeet Singh Slathia on Saturday exhorted teachers and parents to guide children about sport they should participate at an early age, keeping in view their interest and aptitude.“The idea should be to inculcate spirit of sportsmanship among children

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